Playoffs Coming to Redwood Bowl - Humboldt State Now

Playoffs Coming to Redwood Bowl

For the first time since 1968, Humboldt State football is advancing to the postseason. And the Lumberjacks will begin their playoff journey in Redwood Bowl.

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The Green and Gold return to the postseason after a 47-year absence.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – For the first time since 1968, Humboldt State football is advancing to the postseason. And the Lumberjacks will begin their playoff journey in Redwood Bowl.

Humboldt State is the No. 4 seed in the 2015 NCAA Division II Super Region Three bracket and will host No. 5 seed Augustana on Saturday, Nov. 21. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at HSUJacks.com.

The Lumberjacks captured their second Great Northwest Athletic Conference title under Head Coach Rob Smith and went 9-1 overall during the regular season. HSU went a perfect 6-0 against GNAC opponents, including a 29-13 road win over rival Western Oregon Saturday.

The Green and Gold return to the postseason after a 47-year absence. In 1968, the Lumberjacks won the NAIA Western Region title with a 29-14 win over Fresno State in the Camellia Bowl. Humboldt last hosted a postseason game in 1960 at Eureka’s historic Albee Stadium. Legendary coach and Hall of Famer Phil Sarboe led the Lumberjacks to a 13-7 win versus Whitworth and a berth to the NAIA National Championship in St. Petersburg, Fla. A 9-yard field goal was the difference as the Green and Gold fell to Lenoir Rhyne, 15-14, in the Holiday Bowl.